Beautifully engraved antique specimen bond certificate from the American Cigar Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document was a printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 13 1/2" (w) by 15" (h) - including the five rows of coupons at the bottom.
This certificate's primary vignette featuresa female allegory with a tobacco plant and a warrior helmet. At the top center there is an eagle with wings outstretched.
You will receive the exact certificate pictured.
Please note there are fold splits between the certificate and the first row of coupons and at the top left side entering the body.
The American Cigar Company was created by Albert Gold in New Jersey in 1901 as a subsidiary of the American Tobacco Company.
In 1936, the company was renamed the American Cigarette and Cigar Company.
The company was best known for its line of Pall Mall cigarettes.
In 1953, the company was merged into the American Tobacco Company.